Roma Sisters Together!
Date: Sunday 07 August, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Location: Govanhill Park
To mark the end of their 14 week wellbeing project ‘Roma Sisters Together’, Romano Lav are throwing a Roma fashion show party in the park! The women will be strutting their stuff and showing off their incredible clothing and accessories that they’ve made, taking traditional Romani clothing and giving it a modern twist! Featuring live music from local Roma musicians. Opre Roma!
Banner-Making Workshop with Kengkeng
Date: Thursday 04 August, 2.00-6.00pm (No booking required)
Location: The Deep End, 21 Nithsdale Street, Courtyard
Ahead of the Govanhill Parade and Carnival there will be a banner making workshop at the Deep End with artist and activist Kengkeng. This will be a chance to get together and design, collage, sew and create banners that feel symbolic and reflective of your group and the community campaigns you are involved with. We can’t wait to see the powerful and beautiful banners you’ve made on full display on the Govanhill Carnival parade!
Storytelling Festival – Sky on A Hill
Date: Thursday 04 August, 4.00-7.30pm
Location: Hidden Gardens, (No Booking Required)
Join us for a series of storytelling events for kids in the afternoon followed by an evening of performances, readings, installations and workshops. In creating opportunities to share and listen to (contemporary) folktales between community and artists; ‘Sky of A Hill’ will reframe the value of oral storytelling and its connection to place. More info about times and locations for all storytelling events will be released soon!
In collaboration with Kin Kitchen
Sunday 07 August, 1.00pm-3.00pm
Please join us to celebrate the growing that we have been doing in the Carfin Street Gardens this summer! We would like to invite residents and the wider community to get together to share a community meal and hear a series of talks centred around food growing and sustainability in Scotland. We’d like to thank Kin Kitchen for collaborating with us to provide the meal for this event.